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RC 7B: a new pasteurizable UV-hotmelt adhesive for beverage and food labelling

UPM Raflatac has launched a new UV-hotmelt adhesive for use with transparent and opaque films in beverage and food labelling. The RC 7B adhesive performs well on a range of substrates, including glass and PET, and is suitable for applications requiring a no-label look.

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RC 7B also provides excellent performance in challenging conditions, showing good adhesion and lasting clarity even when labels are applied to moist bottles. High temperature tolerance also makes this adhesive an optimal choice for packing and bottling processes involving pasteurization.
With good resistance to water-whitening at any stage of its lifecycle, including prolonged immersion in water after labelling, RC 7B assures quality labels to support sales of quality brands.

For further information, please contact:
Ms Päivi Reponen, Business Segment Manager, Wine & Beverage, UPM Raflatac,
tel. +358 40 357 7222.


About UPM Raflatac
UPM Raflatac, part of UPM’s Engineered Materials business group, is one of
the world’s leading suppliers of self-adhesive label materials. UPM
Raflatac has a global service network consisting of 11 factories on five
continents and a broad network of sales offices and slitting and
distribution terminals worldwide. UPM Raflatac employs 2,400 people and
made sales of approximately EUR 1.1 billion (USD 1.5 billion) in 2010.
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